The call for proposals describes the aim of a grant round, who can apply, the amount of money available, which criteria your application needs to meet, how and when you can submit your application.
In Upcoming calls you find the calls that are expected to open soon for applications.
Applying for funding, but how does it work?
As soon as the Dutch Research Council publishes a call open for application, you can apply. Read more about the application process.
NWO's policy towards funding and the coronavirus
NWO is complying with the measures announced by the cabinet to tackle the coronavirus. This will have an impact on the funding rounds, ongoing research and NWO’s policy. Monitor this web page for the most recent updates on the situation.
Collaboration in research
NWO promotes various forms of collaboration. In addition to partnerships with various ministries, major social organisations and companies, NWO also encourages cooperation between researchers and smaller parties.